Tag Libraries

A steel and glass addition to RDHA’s bookless library

02-10-2020

A steel and glass addition to RDHA’s bookless library

A bookless library created out of the merger of a nineteenth-century building with a contemporary construction.

Snøhetta selected as winner of the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library Competition

25-09-2020

Snøhetta selected as winner of the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library Competition

A design that mitigates the impact of the wind and of other climatic factors, a library to be constructed using local and renewable materials, yet setting new standards of sustainability thanks to sophisticated systems for controlling and managing energy consumption: these are some of the key elements which allowed the Snøhetta architecture studio to win the international design competition for the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library in the city of Medora, in North Dakota.

Springdale Library by RDHA incorporates photosensitive components in the glass facade

04-09-2020

Springdale Library by RDHA incorporates photosensitive components in the glass facade

Library incorporates photosensitive technical components in its glass facade

Henning Larsen Architects unveils its design for the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library

31-08-2020

Henning Larsen Architects unveils its design for the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library

The Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library Foundation shortlisted three architects practices, Henning Larsen, Snøhetta and Studio Gang, for the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library project in Medora. Henning Larsen Architects recently presented its design inspired by the landscape of the Badlands region in North Dakota. The rugged landscape, with its buttes, had deep significance for former American President, Theodore Roosevelt. The winning design will be announced at the end of September 2020.

MAD Architects Wormhole Library, a dreamscape in Haikou

24-08-2020

MAD Architects Wormhole Library, a dreamscape in Haikou

A new library, designed by MAD architectural practice led by Chinese architect Ma Yansong, is due to be built in 2021 overlooking the South China Sea, on the coastline at Haikou in Hainan province, China. The recently released design features a pavilion with smooth curves reminiscent of a "wormhole", a tunnel that transcends time and space.

House renovated and transformed into a concrete and steel bookshop by TAO Architects

21-08-2020

House renovated and transformed into a concrete and steel bookshop by TAO Architects

An ancient home built of stone in a Chinese mountain village has been renovated for transformation into a bookshop.

LocHal a library with “personal heating” by CIVIC

17-07-2020

LocHal a library with “personal heating” by CIVIC

A big locomotive factory in Tilburg, in the Netherlands, has become a versatile library with an unusual feature: “personal heating”.

SHAU: Warak Kayu Microlibrary in Semarang, Indonesia

12-06-2020

SHAU: Warak Kayu Microlibrary in Semarang, Indonesia

One of the “100 microlibraries” designed by the SHAU architecture firm for Indonesia’s urban communities - the “Warak Kayu” microlibrary, prefabricated from local wood and FSC certified - is opening in Semarang. SHAU’s interesting approach to urban planning offers these communities a cultural landmark.

TAO: Librairie Avant-Garde in Xiadi, a small village in Fujian province

05-06-2020

TAO: Librairie Avant-Garde in Xiadi, a small village in Fujian province

A bookshop run by the well-known Chinese Librairie Avant-Garde brand among the rice paddies of Xiadi, in Pingnan county, Fujian province, China. Hua Li and Trace Architecture Office (TAO) have converted a decaying old house into an unexpected but very popular bookshop with an event room.

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